Top Selling Book Publishers and Ashrams at Exotic India

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Exotic India Art began with the vision of spreading the precious wisdom of India’s ancient culture and its ageless literary gems in the world. Our goal is transformed into a reality by avid readers who continue to demand the best out of the best books and a league of trusted and well-established providers of Hindu religious works. Here, we will introduce you to the top Hindu religious book wholesalers in Exotic India, with whose support we are enabled to provide our readers across the globe with the most inspiring and erudite Hindu religious books.

  1. Gita Press Gorakhpur

From Upanishads and Puranas to commentaries and lucid books on the various themes within the Hindu religion, Gita Press Gorakhpur has become synonymous with literature related to Hinduism. With their books available in Sanskrit and regional Indian languages, the books published by Gita Press Gorakhpur are today a part of every devout Hindu’s collection.

2. Motilal Banarasidas

Motilal Banarasidas Publishing House from its beginning in 1903 is one of the prime publishers of books on India, Sanskrit literature, and subjects of Indology for the enthusiasts and experts of Indian culture. Themes such as philosophy, history, religion, culture, archaeology, and art of India and Asia are covered in the books published under the publishing house, which has done stellar work in the publication of Indian literature with their 100-volume collection on the Mahapuranas, the Manusmriti, Ramacharitamanas in Hindi and English, to note a few.

3. Sri Aurobindo Kapali Shastry Institute of Vedic Culture

SAKSHI Trust since its establishment in 1997 is an organization devoted to the mission of spreading the ancient words of the Vedas and the ideas of Sri Aurobindo. Books related to the Vedic Samhita, such as the Upanishads and philosophies of ancient India find a space in the publications of SAKSHI. The institute also engages actively in researching the ideas related to Hinduism and Hindu life and spreads the knowledge through books and other modern mediums.

4. Chowkhamba Vidyabhawan

Started in 1892, Chowkhamba prides itself on disseminating the knowledge collected in ancient Hindu texts such as the Vedas, Upanishad, and Purana. Philosophy, religion, culture, and Vastu shastra are some of the fields in which Chowkhamba Vidyabhawan provides comprehensive literature, in Sanskrit, Hindi, and English.

5. Bharatiya Vidyabhavan

Built on the vision of Dr. K.M. Munshi in 1938, Bharatiya Vidyabhavan is a pre-Independence organization devoted to bridging the gap between science, logic, and spirituality, which is the essence of Hindu culture. The books published by Bharatiya Vidyabhavan are devoted to the diffusion of Bharatiya Vidya- Indian knowledge on literature, art, religion, architecture, philosophy, and history while strengthening the idea of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (the whole earth is one family).

6. Ramakrishna Mission

Inspired by the spiritual quest of Sri Ramakrishna, the great devotee of Shakti (goddess) and teacher of Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna Mission is among the largest publishers of Hindu religious books in India. General themes of philosophy related to life, duties, religion, spirituality, commentaries on ancient literature, and translations of the Veda, Upanishad, Purana, and other books in Hindi and regional Indian languages, along with the original Sanskrit versions are some of the primary projects undertaken by the Mission.


Under the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, ISKCON book is a non-profitable supplier of books related to spiritual and metaphysical themes, popularized in ancient Hindu religious books. Following the path of devotion as professed by Sri Krishna in Srimad Bhagavat Gita, ISKCON not only publishes books on Indian culture in different languages but also uses beautiful artworks in their books which helps sustain the religious artists and aesthetic side of Hinduism.

8. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers

Social sciences, Indology, and Humanities are listed by MRML Publishers as the primary themes included in their publications, which are highly in demand due to their expertise in the field of publishing Hindu religious books since 1870. The academic world, spiritual readers, devotees, and enthusiasts of Hindu culture follow their publications for knowledge of Hinduism in different languages.

9. Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication

SABDA is an organization working towards the dissemination of the ideas of Sri Aurobindo, the great Indian philosopher, yogi, and leader in the Indian national movement. Sri Aurobindo, his works and ideas represent a condensation of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, which was praised across the globe by academicians and spiritual experts. Translated in 15 languages, the works of Sri Aurobindo have a worldwide readership to date, whose demand is fulfilled by SABDA.

10Eastern Book Linkers

Publishing books in Sanskrit, Hindi, Pali, Punjabi, and other international languages, Eastern Book Linkers are the providers of books on Indian history, religion, and philosophy to a variety of online book-selling platforms. From texts on the basics of Hindu Sanskrit literature to publications on spiritual and ideological themes of Hinduism, the publication house offers a wide range of books.

The above-mentioned list is only a few, handpicked bestselling and internationally applauded publishers with whom Exotic India Art has joined hands to succeed in our vision of making the world aware of the essence of ancient Hindu culture. Our website houses a plethora of books in Sanskrit, Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, and other Indian regional languages. We invite you to look through our collection and experience the endless depth of Hindu wisdom, through books from the publishers you trust.

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